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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) facilitates the flow of legitimate travellers and trade. The Agency also enforces more than 90 acts and regulations that keep our country and Canadians safe.

Beware: Scammers posing as CBSA employees

If you have received a call from 1-800-461-9999 or any other 1-800 number, please note that it is not the CBSA calling. The CBSA does not contact the public by phone. This is a scam. Never give your social insurance number or other personal information over the phone. Learn more about how scammers pose as CBSA employees. To report scams, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

COVID-19: Latest update

Visit Current border measures and requirements for information about how COVID-19 is affecting travellers, border services, programs and business.

Latest

Travellers: Upon arrival, reduce wait times and limit contact at the border

Use the ArriveCAN app (available on iOS and Android) to submit mandatory information.

The CBSA is modernizing the importing process

Are you part of Canada’s trade community? Learn how the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project will streamline your operations.

Services and information

Travellers

Plan your trip across the border

Useful tools to help your crossing go smoothly.

NEXUS

Apply for or renew your membership. Discover the NEXUS program.

Travel documents

Make sure you have the proper identification to confirm you are allowed to enter Canada.

Bring personal goods across the border

Going through customs and coming home to Canada.

Duty and taxes

What are duty and taxes. Personal exemption limits. Get an estimate for imported personal goods.

Visit Canada

Information and resources for planning your visit.

Food, plant and animal products

Before you travel, verify the requirements for what you can bring into Canada.

Pets and service animals

Importing or travelling with your pet or service animal.

Travelling with a DUI or other criminal convictions

Find out if you are eligible to enter Canada.

Save time at the border

Programs and services to speed up your trip across the border.

Information for non-Canadians

Information and services for non-residents visiting, settling in or doing business with Canada.

Primary inspection kiosks

Verify your identity and make an on screen declaration when arriving at one of Canada's busiest international airports.

More services and information for travellers

Business

Commercial reporting

Commercial reporting requirements for unreleased goods.

Customs tariff

Review applicable tariffs for specific goods.

Importing commercial goods

Information and resources to help you import commercial goods.

Exporting commercial goods

Information and resources to help you export commercial goods.

Electronic Data Interchange and portal applications

Save time and money with our electronic tools for businesses.

Find a commercial service provider

Commercial carriers, freight forwarders, licensed customs brokers, sufferance warehouses, duty-free shops and passenger transportation.

Trade facilitation

Information, services and programs for trade facilitation and compliance.

Small and medium enterprises toolkit

Importing, exporting, resources, contact information

More services and information for business

More

Import or export goods for personal use

Vehicles, boats, weapons and firearms. Importing by mail or courrier.

Wanted by the CBSA

Help the CBSA locate individuals subject to an active Canada-wide arrest warrant.

Securing the border

Programs and services that ensure trade security and manage access to Canada.

Publications and forms

Corporate documents, customs notices, D Memoranda, forms, guides and brochures.

Corporate information

Minister

The Honourable Bill Blair

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Mandate letter

Management

John Ossowski

President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Management

Paul MacKinnon

Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency

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